June 2021 Vol. 2

TNA- Tailings News Alerts

Up-to-date News and Information on Tailings Dams and Engineered TSFs


NEWSMAKERS:  * Anglo American * BHP * CSN Mineracao * EPA * ExcelPlas * First Quantum Minerals * Freeport-McMoRan * Geotube™ * Golder Associates * ICMM * Macraes * Measurand * Mineracao Taboca * MMG * New Gold * OceanaGold * OZ Minerals * PolyMet * RST Instruments * SkyCatch * Tasmania * TenCate * TNA * TSF * VALE

BREAKING NEWS

Vale Tailings Dam at Imminent Risk of Rupture, Authorities Say
https://cloud.excelplas.com/s/zifpTikMplEWHAW#pdfviewer

Two Brazilian Mining Giants (Vale and CSN Mineracao) Come Under Scrutiny Over Tailings Dams
https://www.bnamericas.com/en/news/two-brazilian-mining-giants-come-under-scrutiny-over-tailings-dams

Vale’s Decomissioned Brazil Dam at Risk of Collapse
https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/vales-decomissioned-brazil-dam-risk-collapse-labor-body-says-2021-06-09/

World’s Richest Tin Mine Pollutes Rivers Serving Amazon Indigenous Villages
https://news.mongabay.com/2021/06/worlds-richest-tin-mine-pollutes-rivers-serving-amazon-indigenous-villages/

Brazil’s Vale Closes Mines After Prosecutors Order Evacuation of Dam Area
https://riotimesonline.com/brazil-news/brazil/brazils-vale-closes-mines-after-prosecutors-order-evacuation-of-dam-area/

First Quantum Minerals Suspends Kolwezi Tailings Copper Mine Development (Breaking News)
https://www.proactiveinvestors.com/companies/news/71057/first-quantum-minerals-suspends-kolwezi-tailings-copper-mine-development-2450.html

EPA says PolyMet’s Copper-Nickel Mine in Minnesota May Affect Wisconsin’s, Fond du Lac’s Water Quality
https://www.mining.com/epa-says-polymets-copper-nickel-mine-in-minnesota-may-affect-wisconsins-fond-du-lacs-water-quality/

INDUSTRY NEWS

Comprehensive Monitoring of Tailings Dams Means Reduced Risk of Failure (SKYCATCH)
https://skycatch.com/mining-solution/tailings-dam-monitoring

Digitalisation Offers Enormous Benefits to Tailings Dam Operators (RST INSTRUMENTS)
https://www.mining-journal.com/partners/partner-content/1411600/digitalisation-offers-enormous-benefits-to-tailings-dam-operators

Geotube™ Tailings Wastewater Management at MMG Gold Mine, Tasmania (TENCATE)
https://www.tencategeo.asia/media/df6df588-a98f-449a-9b0d-d13cd38519e6

OceanaGold Meeting the Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management
https://oceanagold.com/2021/06/10/meeting-the-global-industry-standard-on-tailings-management/

OZ Mineral Digitises Tailings Dam Inspection at Prominent Hill Operation
https://im-mining.com/2021/06/09/oz-mineral-digitises-tailings-dam-inspection-prominent-hill-operation/

SkyCatch Technology Contributes to a Greener Tailings Economy
https://blog.skycatch.com/mining_technology_that_contributes_to_a_green_economy

Top Trends in Tailings Closure
http://www.canadianminingjournal.com/features/top-trends-in-tailings-closure/

Tail Cost of a Tailings Dam by Benjamin Cox of the NBK Institute of Mining Engineering
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZgekgwuYds

Susan Ley Stops Clock on MMG’s Tasmanian Mine Tailings Proposal
https://www.examiner.com.au/story/7286239/federal-mmg-tailings-dam-decisions-pushed-back/
https://www.change.org/p/tell-sussan-ley-that-you-say-no-to-a-toxic-tailings-dam-in-the-tarkine

Using Tailings to Get to Net Zero
Carbon mineralization has the potential to more than offset some mines’ emissions
http://www.canadianminingjournal.com/features/using-tailings-to-get-to-net-zero/

RECOVERY & REUSE OF TAILINGS

BHP, Freeport to Invest in Copper Extraction from Low-Grade Ores and Tailings
https://www.metalbulletin.com/Article/3992525/BHP-Freeport-to-invest-in-copper-extraction-from-low-grade-ores-tailing.html

The Potential Re-Use of Saudi Mine Tailings in Mine Backfill: A Path towards Sustainable Mining in Saudi Arabia
https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/13/11/6204?type=check_update&version=2

NEW RESEARCH

Mineralogical Characterization of Copper Sulfide Tailings Using Automated Mineral Liberation Analysis: A Case Study of the Copper Mine Tailings
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12613-020-2093-1

Geochemical Stability of Potentially Toxic Elements in Copper-Mine Tailings from Chile -Ecological and Human Health Risks Assessment
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11356-021-12844-7

Novel Modified Copper Tailings Adsorbent for Phosphate Removal From Water
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0045653521012509?dgcid=rss_sd_all

Rheology of Mine Tailings Deposits for Dam Break Analyses
https://www.scielo.br/j/remi/a/pRrzD63bqtnrqkGSSRLcZzL/

NEW JOBS

Anglo American Seeking Project Lead in Tailings in Northern Cape
https://www.pnet.co.za/jobs–Project-Lead-Tailings-Northern-Cape-Mining-Tailings-Engineer-Northern-Cape-AGC-Recruitment–3277407-inline.html

Golder Seeking Tailings Engineer for Perth, Western Australia, Australia
https://au.linkedin.com/jobs/view/tailings-engineer-at-golder-2585939740

New Gold Inc. Hiring Tailings Dam Engineer
https://ca.linkedin.com/jobs/view/tailings-dam-engineer-relocation-required-at-new-gold-inc-2589015312

Freeport-McMoRan Seeking Tailings Equipment Operator
https://jobs.fcx.com/Climax-Molybdenum/job/Parshall-Tailings-Equipment-Operator-I-CO-80468/750959500/

PODCASTS

EPISODE 107: CHANGING THE ECONOMICS OF MINING
https://www.mines.edu/communications/category/podcast/
https://www.mines.edu/communications/episode-107-changing-the-economics-of-mining/

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